Police respond to active shooter on west side

DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin

Police are on the scene of an active shooting in Middleton, Wisconsin. WISC's Keely Arthur reports that there are "at least 50 cop cars" on scene.

Police have not released details on whether anyone has been injured.

Middleton is a suburb of Madison.

"Another company, Esker, is next door".

About 50 police cars plus the Federal Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene in the 1800 block of Deming Way, Keely Arthur of CNN affiliate WISC reported.

Police and multiple ambulances have responded. She provided no additional information.

Witnesses said a man had walked into a software company and opened fire, injuring multiple people.

The shopping center next to the building, Greenway Station, was locked down at the direction of police, according to the center's general manager Corey Kautzky.

When NBC15 first arrived to the scene there were several employees gathered outside of the WTS Paradigm building located at 1850 Deming Way in Middleton.

Dane County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Elise Schaffer confirmed there was an "active shooter situation" and said her office is assisting Middleton police.

Middleton is about 90 miles west of Milwaukee.



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